38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  22 h
1
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Miami
— 3 nights
Tram + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
12
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Take a break from the city and head to Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Alamo and Mission San Jose. Venture out of the city with trips to San Antonio (McNay Art Museum, The San Antonio River Walk, &more). There's more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol and pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Austin is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Austin: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

San Antonio
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden District and French Quarter. Escape the urban bustle at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Lake End Park. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo and stop by Faulkner House Books.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Austin to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lake End Park
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road. Step out of the city life by going to South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park and don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Miami online route builder.

Getting from New Orleans to Miami by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Miami are much warmer (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Hollywood Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, thenget to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip site.

You can fly from Miami to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in October, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are colder (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 16th (Tue), witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, thenappreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Independence National Historical Park, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, thenadmire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally walk around Love Park.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Jones Beach State Park and Narwhal Yacht Charters. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue), Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Central Park Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City planning app.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Fire Island National Seashore, Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine ©
Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nantasket Beach, explore the activities along Walden Pond State Reservation, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Charles River Esplanade, thensee where the action happens at Fenway Park, and then kick back and relax at Nahant Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Boston tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nantasket Beach, Walden Pond State Reservation, Nahant Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nantasket Beach ©
Nantasket Beach
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Change things up with a short trip to Audubon Center at Riverlands in West Alton (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, walk around Forest Park, see the interesting displays at City Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Boston to Saint Louis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Saint Louis. When traveling from Boston in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint Louis, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Audubon Center at Riverlands, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Audubon Center at Riverlands ©
Audubon Center at Riverlands

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Grant-Humphreys Mansion, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall. On the next day, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, thensteep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, thenadmire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Denver route planning website.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, expect Denver to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Grant-Humphreys Mansion ©
Grant-Humphreys Mansion

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nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then hit the slopes at Canyons Village at Park City.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip builder tool.

You can fly from Denver to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in October, Salt Lake City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canyons Village at Park City
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, push the limits with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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